Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Asheville police arrest a man at the corner of North Lexington Avenue and Walnut Street in this September 2013 file photo/ Ashvegas/ Jason Sandford

Policing the core: Inside Asheville city government’s efforts to ‘enhance’ downtown

To little fanfare, the Asheville Police Department unveiled a new downtown policing plan earlier this year aimed at everything from dealing with homeless people to buskers. The goal – to “enhance” downtown.

by September 2, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s new riverfront concert and event space, The Salvage Station, to hold first public party

Asheville’s new riverfront concert and event space, The Salvage Station, to hold first public party

Word on the street is that The Salvage Station is planning a 2,500-seat amphitheater and new restaurant.

by August 20, 2014 6 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Ticket reservations available now for Red Bull BMX event in Brevard

Ticket reservations available now for Red Bull BMX event in Brevard

About 30 of the best BMX dirt jumpers in the world will be competing in October on a unique course in Brevard. Reserve your ticket now.

by August 20, 2014 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

At least four newsroom employees have decided not to reapply for their jobs, including reporter Barbara Blake, who has been at the newspaper for four decades.

by August 6, 2014 26 comments Asheville News
McCrory and Manheimer, in synch for Moogfest 2014

McCrory and Manheimer, in synch for Moogfest 2014

Like a killer collaboration between DJs Thundercat and Flying Lotus, Manheimer and McCrory are poised to make some sweet music.

by April 24, 2014 33 comments Opinion
Sierra Nevada Brewing’s traveling summer beer fest will in end with a flourish in Mills River

Sierra Nevada Brewing’s traveling summer beer fest will in end with a flourish in Mills River

Beer Camp Across America starts in July and will end in August at Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River brewery south of Asheville.

by April 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
whatshouldavlcallme: 100 reasons to love Asheville

whatshouldavlcallme: 100 reasons to love Asheville

Sunsets in the mountains, sunrises in the mountains, Moog, The Wedge in summer and much, much more.

by March 17, 2014 5 comments Asheville features
Moogfest announces music showcase curators: Warp Records, Ghostly, No. 19 Music, more

Moogfest announces music showcase curators: Warp Records, Ghostly, No. 19 Music, more

These experts in electronic music will oversee the music side of the Moogfest, which also includes a tech job fair, panel discussions and more.

by December 11, 2013 1 comment Asheville Music
NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

Word on the street is that the Gannett-owned Asheville Citizen-Times will be one of the papers to see the 12-14 pages of USA Today content.

by December 11, 2013 17 comments Asheville News
Starchefs.com lists 11 Asheville area ‘rising stars’ on list of 28 in North and South Carolina

Starchefs.com lists 11 Asheville area ‘rising stars’ on list of 28 in North and South Carolina

Starchefs.com gives big-time shout-outs to up-and-comers in the Carolinas, and nearly half of the kudos go to Asheville area cooks. WOW!

by November 12, 2013 1 comment Asheville food and drink

PHOTOS: Asheville’s newest brewery, Burial Beer Co.

Burial Beer is tucked away on Asheville’s South Slope. It’s one of the funkiest tasting rooms in town.

by June 27, 2013 3 comments Asheville beer
Police: Asheville Realtor busted on marijuana charges

Police: Asheville Realtor busted on marijuana charges

We all knew that Asheville property was high, but not like this.

by March 8, 2013 35 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s Sisters McMullen Bakery for sale

Asheville’s Sisters McMullen Bakery for sale

The bakery opened in 2001.

by March 4, 2013 2 comments Asheville food and drink
Rumor control: Ashvegas reader asks – is Kroger coming to town?

Rumor control: Ashvegas reader asks – is Kroger coming to town?

An Ashvegas reader wonders after receiving a mailer.

by February 5, 2013 13 comments Asheville business
Asheville dream team of chefs wins weekend ‘Culinary SuperBowl’

Asheville dream team of chefs wins weekend ‘Culinary SuperBowl’

Asheville Chefs William Dissen, Elliott Moss and Michael Moore whupped the competition held at the Greenbrier Resort.

by February 4, 2013 3 comments Asheville News

Limited release of rare Westvleteren beer irks Asheville beer store owner

NPR picked up the tweet of an Asheville beer store owner who tweeted her dislike of the way the beer was released.

by December 13, 2012 5 comments Asheville food and drink
Calling all WNC filmmakers: Prestige Film Competition offers cash prizes

Calling all WNC filmmakers: Prestige Film Competition offers cash prizes

Prestige Subaru is the sponsor. Top prize is $500.

by October 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
‘This Town:’ Short video captures the magic of Asheville

‘This Town:’ Short video captures the magic of Asheville

Short, lovely, locally produced Vimeo vid: ‘A look at the funkiest small city in America.’

Naked man sitting in busy Biltmore intersection causes a stir

Naked man sitting in busy Biltmore intersection causes a stir

Naked man. Traffic. Biltmore Village. What else is there to say?

by August 9, 2012 22 comments Asheville News

Shindig on the Green set to return to downtown Asheville on June 30

One of Asheville’s signature summer events. Press release here: The celebrated mountain tradition Shindig on the Green, which showcases the region’s rich heritage through its folk musicians and dancers, kicks off its 46th annual season by returning to the heart of downtown Asheville in Pack Square Park. With its first gathering of the summer on Saturday June 30th, this year’s[Read More…]

by June 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Spotted around Asheville.

by May 26, 2012 2 comments Pictures of Asheville

Updated: Nonprofit that oversaw revamping of downtown Asheville park is considering dissolving, options

The nonprofit created to oversee the redevelopment of Asheville’s crown jewel of a downtown park is considering its options now that the park construction is complete. One of those options is dissolution. Guy Clerici, chairman of the Pack Square Conservancy, said Tuesday that the board met on Monday to talk about finalizing deed work to hand Pack Square Park back[Read More…]

by May 22, 2012 5 comments Asheville News

Word on the street: Asheville media outlets consider suing for audit report in Asheville Police Department investigation

Asheville media outlets, who have banded together in calling for the release of an audit report done in connection with an investigation into evidence missing from the Asheville Police Department’s property room, are considering legal options for forcing the release of the report they believe is a public record, according to buzz on the street. The media outlets are considering[Read More…]

by May 21, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

Asheville weekend round-up: Let the festival season begin

Via Blog Asheville, another great round-up: [View the story “Weekend event roundup! Downtown After 5 is the starting gun: Festival season is here ” on Storify]

by May 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
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